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The most common questions about estate planning are listed below.
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Technically, it is possible to set up a trust without a lawyer, but it is generally not recommended. A lawyer can help ensure that the trust is properly structured and legally valid.

Yes, it is important to update your will or trust if there are significant changes in your life, such as getting married or divorced, having children, or acquiring new assets.

Probate is the legal process of distributing a deceased person’s assets and property according to their will or state law.

The cost of setting up a will or trust can vary depending on several factors, such as the complexity of your estate and the fees charged by your lawyer. It is important to discuss these costs with your lawyer before proceeding.

If you don’t have a will or trust, your assets will be distributed according to state law. This may not align with your wishes and can lead to disputes among family members.

There are several ways to avoid probate, such as setting up a trust, owning property jointly with right of survivorship, and designating beneficiaries on certain accounts.

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